Xenophobia: President Buhari sends Special Envoy to South Africa

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President Muhammadu Buhari has sent a special envoy to South Africa over the killing of Nigerians in the country.

The President’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday.on Nigerian citizens and property in the Rainbow nation.

The Special Envoy is expected to arrive in Pretoria on or before Thursday.

On Sunday South Africans began fresh attacks, looting and burning properties belonging to foreigners in Johannesburg.

At least three people were killed in the renewed attacks, while an injured person is still receiving treatment for smoke inhalation.

Meanwhile, the minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama and the South African High Commissioner to Nigeria, Bobby Moroe, on Tuesday addressed a joint briefing in Abuja where they both condemned the attacks and called for thorough investigation into the act.

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